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York 2017 programme

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FRIDAY 10th NOVEMBER 2017, ARRC, UNIVERSITY OF YORK

PROGRAMME

The 31st annual IBM SPSS Statistics users group meeting was held at the Alcuin Research Resource Centre, University of York, on Friday 20th November 2017..

  • Parallel Workshop sessions
  • Includes a buffet lunch and two coffee breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon)R workshop image
  • An introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics for complete beginners by Keith Bentley, University of Salford

  • (10am to (approx) 4-30pm including (approx) two 20 minute coffee breaks and lunch break)

  • Determining area types: by classification using k-means cluster analysis and by developing a deprivation index using SPSS by Paul Norman, University of Leeds

    (10am to (approx) 4-30pm including (approx) two 20 minute coffee breaks and lunch break)

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  • 9.30am COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

  • Morning Session (10am to 12:30pm

  • An introduction to using Exploratory Factor Analysis in IBM SPSS Statistics
    by Anne Laure Humbert, University of Cranfield
  • Showcasing the use of Factor Analysis in data reduction: Research on learner support for In-service teachers
    by Richard Ouma, University of York
  • A Cluster Analysis of local authority data using IBM SPSS Statisticsby Kitty Lymperopoulou, Cathie Marsh Centre, University of Manchester
  • 12.50 (approx)-1-35pm LUNCH /AFTERNOON REGISTRATION

  • Afternoon PLENARY session (1-35pm – 2-05pm)

  • A case study using item response theory methods in IBM SPSS (recorded webinar) by Dusan Magula, IBM SPSS;
    This is a plenary talk.

  • Afternoon PARALLEL session (2-10pm – 3-30pm)

  • Oh, how the tables have turned – automating SPSS tables commands to create bulk tabulations, using the ELSA wave 7 dataset by Migle Aleksejunaite and Tania Dimitrova, National Centre for Social Research
  • An SPSS users clinic made up of experienced IBM SPSS users (make-up to be confirmed nearer the time)  (pm session) Attenders are invited to submit questions for the panel.
  • 4.30 (approx) CLOSE

Registration and coffee begins from 9.30. Papers and other events will run from 10:00 to about 4.30 pm. Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are included in the registration fee. A timetable will be e-mailed to delegates in advance of the meeting

 

The venue

Alcuin college view of Alcuin centre

The venue for both the workshops and the users’ meeting is the Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC) on York University campus located in Heslington, 2 miles to the south-east of the city centre. It takes 10-15 minutes in a taxi from the railway station. The Number 4 bus runs regularly to the University from York railway station University Parking and location details are on the York uni travel maps. Accommodation is bookable via tourist information on (01904) 621756 or (01904) 554455.